ventral

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French ventral, from Latin ventrālis, from venter (belly, abdomen).

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ventral (not comparable)

  1. Related to the abdomen or stomach.
  2. (anatomy) On the front side of the human body, or the corresponding surface of an animal, usually the lower surface.
  3. (anatomy) On or relating to the bottom portion of either foot and/or hand.

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NounEdit

ventral (plural ventrals)

  1. Any of the enlarged and transversely elongated scales that extend down the underside of a snake's body from the neck to the anal scale.

FrenchEdit

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ventral (feminine singular ventrale, masculine plural ventraux, feminine plural ventrales)

  1. ventral

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɛnˈtʀaːl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl

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ventral (not comparable)

  1. ventral

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PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ventral m or f (plural ventrais, comparable)

  1. ventral (relating to the abdomen or stomach)
  2. (anatomy) ventral (on the front side of the human body or the according surface of an animal)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /benˈtɾal/, [bẽn̪ˈt̪ɾal]
  • Rhymes: -al

AdjectiveEdit

ventral (plural ventrales)

  1. ventral (relating to the abdomen or stomach)
  2. (anatomy) ventral (on the front side of the human body or the according surface of an animal)

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